Genevieve Nnaji signs film deal with U.S. based Agency
Popular Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji , has signed a deal with United Talent Agency, (UTA) for representation in film, TV and production. The agency also represents big Hollywood actors/actress such as Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Channing Tatum, Kim Soo Hyun and Liv Tyler, according to Deadline report.
The agency is also globally recognized in the areas of film finance, film packaging, branding, licensing, endorsements and representation of production talent.
Netflix earlier announced its acquisition of the rights of Nnaji’s comedy ‘Lion Heart’ just before its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festivals (TIFF) in Sept, making Lionheart the first original feature from Nigeria to debut on the streaming service. Nnaji, who is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood, has starred in a slew of Nigerian features including Ijé: The Journey, Tango With Me, Doctor Bello, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Road to Yesterday, a film that marked her first outing as a producer.
- Credit- Vanguard